The Island of Biševo is 5 nautical miles away from Komiža. It is best known for its rare natural phenomenon, Modra špilja ('Blue cave'). The interior of the cave and the sea inside it are an indescribable silver-blue colour. The rays of sun that penetrate through the only crack into the cave are reflected in the sea, creating incredible light effects. On the island there is also Medvedina špilja ('Monk seals' cave) – a cave on which beach the Mediterranean monk seal used to reside.
The birthplace of Marco Polo was built on the foundations of a Greek colony, and is the historical and tourist centre of the largest island in the Dubrovnik region. It is famous for its streets that are shaped in the form of a fish bone and well-preserved Gothic and Renaissance buildings.
Once an island, Primošten has preserved the atmosphere and all the architectural features of a medieval Mediterranean fishing village. The town is dominated by sv. Juraj [St. George] on the highest point of the former island, and the Church of Gospa od Milosti [Our Lady of Mercy] and the chapel of sv. Roko [St. Rocco] certainly attracts our attention.
Stari Grad (the Old Town) - Pharos, the oldest city in Croatia, established by the Antique Greeks in 384 B.C., is the historical heart of the island of Hvar, one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world, known for the seductive scent of its lavender fields. The city is situated where the deep bay touches the greenery of the vast fields - the famous Hvar Ager (Starigrad field), which is included in the UNESCO list of World and Cultural Heritage.
The Zlatni rat beach spreads to the west of Bol and is one of the biggest and most beautiful natural beaches on the Adriatic. Like a tongue stretching almost half a kilometre into the sea, it grows with the drifting deposits of tiny pebbles, changing its shape depending on the wind and the direction of the waves. Bol is a paradise for surfers because of the favourable wind, which always blows.
The Kornati archipelago, as a separate and special island group located between Šibenik and Zadar islands, covers the area of about 320 km2 and includes about 150 land units, located either permanently or frequently above the sea. The archipelago makes 12% of all the islands in the Croatian Adriatic – 1264 islands, 67 of them inhabited. It has been long attracting the attention of yachtsmen, divers, mountaineers and other nature lovers.
Šibenik, a gem in the Croatian Adriatic, is situated along the mouth of Krka on the most picturesque part of the eastern Adriatic coast. As the oldest Croatian autochtonous town it was first mentioned in 1066 during the reign of the Croatian King Kresimir IV.
The rich cultural and historical heritage of the city is visible in the impressive Cathedral of sv. Jakov [St. Jacob], built by the famous architect Juraj Dalmatinac and is under UNESCO protection.
Trogir, a harmonious stone town on a small island that is connected to the mainland and the island of Čiovo by bridges. The old town, under UNESCO protection, is a treasure trove for lovers of art, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, Romanesque churches...
A town of monuments or museums under UNESCO patronage. Starting from the 1940 m long walls with bulwarks, the Stradun, Orlando's pillar, the gothic renaissance palace of Sponza and the celebrated Rector's Palace as well as the famous church and monastery, Dubrovnik has, without a doubt, a special place in Croatia's cultural heritage.
Lastovo is a green island dipped into the blue of the Adriatic Sea, studded with a sequence of 45 little silver islands and cliffs in the south of Dalmatia. Miraculously preserved from the effects of industrial civilisation, the entire Lastovo archipelago was declared a nature park.
In the azure shells made by the sky and the sea in the Split archipelago, the blue island of Šolta appears out of the silent Adriatic. Throughout its turbulent past Šolta has been invaded, defended, and attacked by pirates and discovered by artists. Whether it was an invader, farmer or an artist – all of them have left traces of their stay here.
The farthest island of middle Dalmatia is Vis, famous for its clear sea and protected underwater world, rich in sunken ships and miraculous flora and fauna. Due to a large number of hidden bays, oases of peace which are hard to reach, it is a real paradise for sailors.
Vis is a historical monument in its entirety because of the many preserved facilities (remnants of the Antique town of Issa, Roman spa, Issa necropolis, summer houses, churches, Tito's cave).
The centre of the sunniest Croatian island of the same name - Hvar is a unique blend of luxurious Mediterranean natural surroundings, layer upon layer of a rich cultural and historical heritage and sophisticated tourism. Located in picturesque natural surroundings on the south side of the island, surrounded by mighty medieval walls, magical fields and the scent of lavender, Hvar is a never-ending treasure of monumental heritage, culture and atmospheres.
Next to Pelješac is the green Mljet, stretching over 100 square kilometers. Thanks to its thick pine forests, karstic caves and two picturesque lakes connected with the sea, gravelly and sandy beaches and a fishing area abundant with fish and lobster, the west part of the island has a national park status. According to many this is the most beautiful and most wooded island of the Adriatic, is one of the most interesting cultural-historical pearls of the Mediterranean, which each year is visited by many tourists.
This eternally young city with around 200 thousand inhabitants has lived its urban rhythm for 1700 years with Diocletian's palace at its heart, which is also the historical centre of the city and a UNESCO world heritage site. The Cathedral of sv. Dujam [St. Domnios], the patron saint of Split, is located in the mausoleum of Emperor Diocletian, and its sumptuous interior is a gathering place for many of the faithful and tourists. Many valuable monuments of culture are located outside the walls of Diocletian's Palace (Renaissance Prokurative Square, palaces, churches, museums...).
Zadar is a town that has antique origins with the most researched Roman forum on the eastern side of the Adriatic and late Roman church – the cathedral of St. Stošija [St. Anastasia], Sv. Krševan [St. Krsevan] and the famous Sv. Donat [St. Donatus]. With its valuable collections, libraries and archives, Zadar is proud of the fact that the foundations of the oldest Croatian university were laid here in 1396. Recently made even more famous for its Sea Organ, an architectural miracle on the Zadar riva (sea front).
The traditional fishing town is located at the base of Hum hill on the west side of the island of Vis. Cut off from the rest of the island by the hill, it faces the sea and the Komiža archipelago whose system includes the most distant Adriatic islands rich in fish, particularly tuna - Biševo, Palagruža, Jabuka, etc. Therefore, it is no wonder that traditional Komiža cuisine is founded precisely on these marine delicacies and quality local wines.